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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 06/2019 Bannan secures first international sale

    Bannan secures first international sale

    Bannan Series 6 will premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Saturday 22nd June at 1825 where Young Films will be delighted to announce news of the first international sale of the show. Chris Young, Executive Producer of Bannan said: “France is a brilliant territory in which to make...

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  • 06/2019 New Director for National Heritage Project

    New Director for National Heritage Project

    Floraidh Forrest has been appointed as the new Director of Tobar Dualchais/Kist o Riches.  The national project has been running at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for 13 years in partnership with organisations and archives such as Edinburgh University’s School of Scottish Studies, the National Trust for Scotland and BBC Alba. Chair...

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  • 05/2019 National Museums Scotland Partners with Skye College on Gaelic Content for Major Exhibition

    National Museums Scotland Partners with Skye College on Gaelic Content for Major Exhibition

    National Museums Scotland has partnered with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig College on Skye, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), on the production of content for the major summer exhibition, Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland.  Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland will examine how Scotland...

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  • 05/2019

    University unveils latest Gaelic Language Plan

    The University of the Highlands and Islands has published its third Gaelic Language Plan. The document sets out the university’s strategy for continuing to promote and develop the use of Gaelic through its practices, curriculum and communications until 2022. Proposals include producing more bilingual resources, encouraging staff to learn Gaelic...

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  • 05/2019 MacDonald of Sleat Poetry Competition 2019

    MacDonald of Sleat Poetry Competition 2019

    The fifth Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away at an early age.  The competition is run by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre...

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  • 05/2019 New Book on Scottish Gaelic Place-Names

    New Book on Scottish Gaelic Place-Names

    Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba are delighted to announce the edition of Scottish Gaelic Place-Names: The Collected Works of Charles M. Robertson, edited by Dr Jacob King. Rev. Charles M. Robertson (1864-1927) was one of the greatest Scottish Gaelic scholars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A native of Strathtay...

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  • 04/2019

    Ceòl Mòr Ostaig

    Students, alumni and tutors from the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig will be performing at Ceòl Mòr Ostaig, hosted by Ceòl is Craic at the CCA in Glasgow on Saturday 27th April.  To complement this event there will also be a programme of *free* interactive...

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  • 04/2019

    Radio nan Gàidheal live from SMO

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  • 04/2019 New Gaelic Podcast

    New Gaelic Podcast

    “A’ Chrannag” is a new podcast featuring short stories in Gaelic by both well-loved and emerging writers. The first season, hosted by Ruairidh Graham, will bring you a new story every second Sunday. Episodes will be available at www.crannag.org, or by subscribing through iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Our...

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  • 03/2019 SMO Gala Day 2019

    SMO Gala Day 2019

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is holding a Gala day on Saturday 20th of April and you are all invited! It’s a fun day with lots to do through the medium of Gaelic with music, games, competitions, axe throwing, egg hunt, bouncy castle, beer tent and stalls and there will be lots...

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